Myosin

Science / Biology / Myosin: Thick protein filaments in the center sections of sarcomeres.

Sarcomeres

Science / Biology / Sarcomeres: The functional units of skeletal muscle; consist of filaments of myosin and actin. MORE

Sliding Filament Model

Science / Biology / Sliding Filament Model: Model of muscular contraction in which the actin filaments in the sarcomere slide past the myosin filaments, shortening the sarcomere and therefore the muscle. MORE

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